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Lorelei A. Mucci, MPH, ScD

Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health

Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health
Phone: (617) 432-1732
Fax: (617) 566-7805

Lorelei A. Mucci, MPH, ScD

Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health


  • Assistant Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health



  • Member, Center Scientific Council

Research Abstract

My major research focuses on the epidemiology of prostate cancer risk and progression within cohorts of men from the United States and Scandinavia, with an emphasis on biomarker studies, including circulating markers, inherited genetic susceptibility markers, as well as tumor biomarkers. Below I highlight two specific areas of research.

Patho-epidemiology. I co-lead the Prostate Cancer Patho-epidemiology team, a multidisciplinary, international effort that integrates pathology data and tumor biomarkers at the RNA, DNA and protein level into our epidemiological studies. One overarching objective of this work is to identify molecular signatures of lethal prostate cancer and response to therapy, and provide insight into the biology of prostate cancer risk factors and progression. The projects leverage a tumor biorepository of 3,000 men with prostate cancer from the Physicians Health Study (PHS), Health Professionals Follow-up Study (HPFS), and a Swedish Watchful Waiting Cohort.

Twin studies of cancer. I am co-PI, with Professor Adami, of a large-scale twin study of cancer among 300,000 twins from Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. Within this unique resource, we aim to estimate the heritability in risk of various cancers, as well as to examine the relative contributions of genetic and environmental factors in cancer survival. Future work in the twin setting will include a tumor tissue collection, in order to examine the heritability of somatic alterations in tumors.


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  • Hrafnkelsdottir SM, Torfadottir JE, Aspelund T, Magnusson K, Tryggvadottir L, Gudnason V, Mucci LA, Stampfer M, Valdimarsdottir UA. Physical activity from early adulthood and risk of prostate cancer: a 24 year follow-up study among Icelandic men. Cancer Prev Res (Phila Pa) 2015. PubMed
  • Tyekucheva S, Martin NE, Stack EC, Wei W, Vathipadiekal V, Waldron L, Fiorentino M, Lis RT, Stampfer MJ, Loda M, Parmigiani G, Mucci LA, Birrer M. Comparing Platforms for Messenger RNA Expression Profiling of Archival Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Tissues. J Mol Diagn 2015; 17:374-81. PubMed
  • Harshman LC, Wang X, Nakabayashi M, Xie W, Valenca L, Werner L, Yu Y, Kantoff AM, Sweeney CJ, Mucci LA, Pomerantz M, Lee GS, Kantoff PW. Statin Use at the Time of Initiation of Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Time to Progression in Patients With Hormone-Sensitive Prostate Cancer. JAMA Oncol 2015; 1:495-504. PubMed
  • Martin NE, Gerke T, Sinnott JA, Stack EC, Andren O, Andersson SO, Johansson JE, Fiorentino M, Finn S, Fedele G, Stampfer M, Kantoff PW, Mucci LA, Loda M. Measuring PI3K Activation: Clinicopathologic, Immunohistochemical, and RNA Expression Analysis in Prostate Cancer. Mol Cancer Res 2015. PubMed
  • Hoffmann TJ, Van Den Eeden SK, Sakoda LC, Jorgenson E, Habel LA, Graff RE, Passarelli MN, Cario CL, Emami NC, Chao CR, Ghai NR, Shan J, Ranatunga DK, Quesenberry CP, Aaronson D, Presti J, Zhaoming W, Berndt SI, Chanock SJ, McDonnell SK, French AJ, Schaid DJ, Thibodeau SN, Li Q, Freedman ML, Penney KL, Mucci LA, Haiman CA, Henderson BE, Seminara D, Kvale MN, Kwok PY, Schaefer C, Risch N, Witte JS. A large multi-ethnic genome-wide association study of prostate cancer identifies novel risk variants and substantial ethnic differences. 2015. PubMed
  • Sinnott JA, Rider JR, Carlsson J, Gerke T, Tyekucheva S, Penney KL, Sesso HD, Loda M, Fall K, Stampfer MJ, Mucci LA, Pawitan Y, Andersson SO, Andrén O. Molecular differences in transition zone and peripheral zone prostate tumors. Carcinogenesis 2015; 36:632-8. PubMed
  • Rider JR, Fiorentino M, Kelly R, Gerke T, Jordahl K, Sinnott JA, Giovannucci EL, Loda M, Mucci LA, Finn S, . Tumor expression of adiponectin receptor 2 and lethal prostate cancer. Carcinogenesis 2015; 36:639-47. PubMed
  • Kantor ED, Lipworth L, Fowke JH, Giovannucci EL, Mucci LA, Signorello LB. Statin use and risk of prostate cancer: Results from the Southern Community Cohort Study. Prostate 2015. PubMed
  • Joshu CE, Peskoe SB, Heaphy CM, Kenfield SA, Van Blarigan EL, Mucci LA, Giovannucci EL, Stampfer MJ, Yun G, Lee TK, Hicks JL, De Marzo AM, Meeker AK, Platz EA. Pre-diagnostic obesity and physical inactivity are associated with shorter telomere length in prostate stromal cells. Cancer Prev Res (Phila Pa) 2015. PubMed
  • Gerdtsson A, Poon JB, Thorek DL, Mucci LA, Evans MJ, Scardino P, Abrahamsson PA, Nilsson P, Manjer J, Bjartell A, Malm J, Vickers A, Freedland SJ, Lilja H, Ulmert D. Anthropometric Measures at Multiple Times Throughout Life and Prostate Cancer Diagnosis, Metastasis, and Death. Eur Urol 2015. PubMed
  • Shui IM, Mondul AM, Lindström S, Tsilidis KK, Travis RC, Gerke T, Albanes D, Mucci LA, Giovannucci E, Kraft P, . Circulating vitamin D, vitamin D-related genetic variation, and risk of fatal prostate cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium. Cancer 2015. PubMed
  • Graff RE, Pettersson A, Lis RT, DuPre N, Jordahl KM, Nuttall E, Rider JR, Fiorentino M, Sesso HD, Kenfield SA, Loda M, Giovannucci EL, Rosner B, Nguyen PL, Sweeney CJ, Mucci LA, . The TMPRSS2:ERG fusion and response to androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer. Prostate 2015. PubMed
  • Platz EA, Drake CG, Wilson KM, Sutcliffe S, Kenfield SA, Mucci LA, Stampfer MJ, Willett WC, Camargo CA, Giovannucci E. Asthma and risk of lethal prostate cancer in the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study. Int J Cancer 2015. PubMed
  • Margalit DN, Jordahl KM, Werner L, Wang X, Gwo-Shu Lee M, Penney KL, Batista JL, Martin NE, Chan JM, Kantoff PW, Stampfer MJ, Nguyen PL, Mucci LA. GermLine Variation in Superoxide Dismutase-2 (SOD2) and Survival Outcomes After Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer: Results of a Test and Validation Set Analysis. Clin Genitourin Cancer 2015. PubMed
  • Penney KL, Sinnott JA, Tyekucheva S, Gerke T, Shui IM, Kraft P, Sesso HD, Freedman ML, Loda M, Mucci LA, Stampfer MJ. Association of prostate cancer risk variants with gene expression in normal and tumor tissue. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2015; 24:255-60. PubMed
  • Markt SC, Valdimarsdottir UA, Shui IM, Sigurdardottir LG, Rider JR, Tamimi RM, Batista JL, Haneuse S, Flynn-Evans E, Lockley SW, Czeisler CA, Stampfer MJ, Launer L, Harris T, Smith AV, Gudnason V, Lindstrom S, Kraft P, Mucci LA. Circadian clock genes and risk of fatal prostate cancer. Cancer Causes Control 2015; 26:25-33. PubMed
  • Wilson KM, Shui IM, Mucci LA, Giovannucci E. Calcium and phosphorus intake and prostate cancer risk: a 24-y follow-up study. Am J Clin Nutr 2014; 101:173-83. PubMed
  • Sigurdardottir LG, Markt SC, Rider JR, Haneuse S, Fall K, Schernhammer ES, Tamimi RM, Flynn-Evans E, Batista JL, Launer L, Harris T, Aspelund T, Stampfer MJ, Gudnason V, Czeisler CA, Lockley SW, Valdimarsdottir UA, Mucci LA. Urinary Melatonin Levels, Sleep Disruption, and Risk of Prostate Cancer in Elderly Men. Eur Urol 2014. PubMed
  • Preston MA, Wilson KM, Markt SC, Ge R, Morash C, Stampfer MJ, Loda M, Giovannucci E, Mucci LA, Olumi AF. 5留-reductase inhibitors and risk of high-grade or lethal prostate cancer. JAMA Intern Med 2014. PubMed
  • Siddiqui MM, Wilson KM, Epstein MM, Rider JR, Martin NE, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci EL, Mucci LA. Vasectomy and Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer: A 24-Year Follow-Up Study. J Clin Oncol 2014. PubMed
  • Markt SC, Rider JR, Penney KL, Schumacher FR, Epstein MM, Fall K, Sesso HD, Stampfer MJ, Mucci LA. Genetic variation across C-reactive protein and risk of prostate cancer. Prostate 2014; 74:1034-42. PubMed
  • Yoo S, Pettersson A, Jordahl KM, Lis RT, Lindstrom S, Meisner A, Nuttall EJ, Stack EC, Stampfer MJ, Kraft P, Brown M, Loda M, Giovannucci EL, Kantoff PW, Mucci LA. Androgen receptor CAG repeat polymorphism and risk of TMPRSS2:ERG positive prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2014. PubMed
  • Shui IM, Lindström S, Kibel AS, Berndt SI, Campa D, Gerke T, Penney KL, Albanes D, Berg C, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Chanock S, Crawford ED, Diver WR, Gapstur SM, Gaziano JM, Giles GG, Henderson B, Hoover R, Johansson M, Le Marchand L, Ma J, Navarro C, Overvad K, Schumacher FR, Severi G, Siddiq A, Stampfer M, Stevens VL, Travis RC, Trichopoulos D, Vineis P, Mucci LA, Yeager M, Giovannucci E, Kraft P. Prostate cancer (PCa) risk variants and risk of fatal PCa in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium. Eur Urol 2014; 65:1069-75. PubMed
  • Preston MA, Riis AH, Ehrenstein V, Breau RH, Batista JL, Olumi AF, Mucci LA, Adami HO, Sørensen HT. Metformin Use and Prostate Cancer Risk. Eur Urol 2014. PubMed
  • Hjelmborg JB, Scheike T, Holst K, Skytthe A, Penney KL, Graff RE, Pukkala E, Christensen K, Adami HO, Holm NV, Nuttall E, Hansen S, Hartman M, Czene K, Harris JR, Kaprio J, Mucci LA. The Heritability of Prostate Cancer in the Nordic Twin Study of Cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2014. PubMed
  • Torfadottir JE, Stampfer MJ, Mucci LA, Giovannucci EL. RE: Plasma phospholipid fatty acids and prostate cancer risk in the SELECT trial. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2014; 106:dju018. PubMed
  • Flavin R, Pettersson A, Hendrickson WK, Fiorentino M, Finn S, Kunz L, Judson GL, Lis R, Bailey D, Fiore C, Nuttall E, Martin NE, Stack E, Penney KL, Rider JR, Sinnott J, Sweeney C, Sesso HD, Fall K, Giovannucci E, Kantoff P, Stampfer M, Loda M, Mucci LA. SPINK1 Protein Expression and Prostate Cancer Progression. Clin Cancer Res 2014. PubMed
  • Alemozaffar M, Sanda M, Yecies D, Mucci LA, Stampfer MJ, Kenfield SA. Benchmarks for Operative Outcomes of Robotic and Open Radical Prostatectomy: Results from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Eur Urol 2014. PubMed
  • Bismar TA, Alshalalfa M, Petersen LF, Teng LH, Gerke T, Bakkar A, Al-Mami A, Liu S, Dolph M, Mucci LA, Alhajj R. Interrogation of ERG gene rearrangements in prostate cancer identifies a prognostic 10-gene signature with relevant implication to patients' clinical outcome. BJU Int 2014; 113:309-19. PubMed
  • Zu K, Mucci L, Rosner BA, Clinton SK, Loda M, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci E. Dietary lycopene, angiogenesis, and prostate cancer: a prospective study in the prostate-specific antigen era. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2014; 106:djt430. PubMed
  • Mucci LA, Stampfer MJ. Mounting evidence for prediagnostic use of statins in reducing risk of lethal prostate cancer. J Clin Oncol 2013; 32:1-2. PubMed
  • Pettersson A, Lis RT, Meisner A, Flavin R, Stack EC, Fiorentino M, Finn S, Graff RE, Penney KL, Rider JR, Nuttall EJ, Martin NE, Sesso HD, Pollak M, Stampfer MJ, Kantoff PW, Giovannucci EL, Loda M, Mucci LA. Modification of the association between obesity and lethal prostate cancer by TMPRSS2:ERG. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2013; 105:1881-90. PubMed
  • Kasperzyk JL, Finn SP, Flavin R, Fiorentino M, Lis R, Hendrickson WK, Clinton SK, Sesso HD, Giovannucci EL, Stampfer MJ, Loda M, Mucci LA. Prostate-specific membrane antigen protein expression in tumor tissue and risk of lethal prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2013; 22:2354-63. PubMed
  • Möller E, Adami HO, Mucci LA, Lundholm C, Bellocco R, Johansson JE, Grönberg H, Bälter K. Lifetime body size and prostate cancer risk in a population-based case-control study in Sweden. Cancer Causes Control 2013; 24:2143-55. PubMed
  • Hogervorst JG, Fortner RT, Mucci LA, Tworoger SS, Eliassen AH, Hankinson SE, Wilson KM. Associations between dietary acrylamide intake and plasma sex hormone levels. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2013; 22:2024-36. PubMed
  • Zu K, Martin NE, Fiorentino M, Flavin R, Lis RT, Sinnott JA, Finn S, Penney KL, Ma J, Fazli L, Gleave ME, Bismar TA, Stampfer MJ, Pollak MN, Loda M, Mucci LA, Giovannucci E. Protein expression of PTEN, insulin-like growth factor I receptor (IGF-IR), and lethal prostate cancer: a prospective study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2013; 22:1984-93. PubMed
  • Sharma J, Gray KP, Evan C, Nakabayashi M, Fichorova R, Rider J, Mucci L, Kantoff PW, Sweeney CJ. Elevated insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 (IGFBP-1) in men with metastatic prostate cancer starting androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is associated with shorter time to castration resistance and overall survival. Prostate 2013. PubMed
  • Heaphy CM, Yoon GS, Peskoe SB, Joshu CE, Lee TK, Giovannucci E, Mucci LA, Kenfield SA, Stampfer MJ, Hicks JL, De Marzo AM, Platz EA, Meeker AK. Prostate cancer cell telomere length variability and stromal cell telomere length as prognostic markers for metastasis and death. 2013; 3:1130-41. PubMed
  • Russnes KM, Wilson KM, Epstein MM, Kasperzyk JL, Stampfer MJ, Kenfield SA, Smeland S, Blomhoff R, Giovannucci EL, Willett WC, Mucci LA. Total antioxidant intake in relation to prostate cancer incidence in the health professionals follow up study. Int J Cancer 2013. PubMed
  • Penney KL, Stampfer MJ, Jahn JL, Sinnott JA, Flavin R, Rider JR, Finn S, Giovannucci E, Sesso HD, Loda M, Mucci LA, Fiorentino M. Gleason grade progression is uncommon. Cancer Res 2013; 73:5163-8. PubMed
  • Wilson KM, Bälter K, Möller E, Adami HO, Andrén O, Andersson SO, Grönberg H, Mucci LA. Coffee and risk of prostate cancer incidence and mortality in the Cancer of the Prostate in Sweden Study. Cancer Causes Control 2013; 24:1575-81. PubMed
  • Park HS, Schoenfeld JD, Mailhot RB, Shive M, Hartman RI, Ogembo R, Mucci LA. Statins and prostate cancer recurrence following radical prostatectomy or radiotherapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Oncol 2013; 24:1427-34. PubMed
  • Sigurdardottir LG, Valdimarsdottir UA, Mucci LA, Fall K, Rider JR, Schernhammer E, Czeisler CA, Launer L, Harris T, Stampfer MJ, Gudnason V, Lockley SW. Sleep disruption among older men and risk of prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2013; 22:872-9. PubMed
  • Gershman B, Shui IM, Mucci LA. Reply from Authors re: Andrea Salonia. Androgens and Prostate Cancer: We Are Still (Almost) Completely Ignorant. Eur Urol. In press. Androgens and Prostate Cancer: Clinical Implications and Future Directions Eur Urol 2013. PubMed
  • Schoenfeld JD, Margalit DN, Kasperzyk JL, Shui IM, Rider JR, Epstein MM, Meisner A, Kenfield SA, Martin NE, Nguyen PL, Kantoff PW, Giovannucci EL, Stampfer MJ, Mucci LA. A single nucleotide polymorphism in inflammatory gene RNASEL predicts outcome after radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer. Clin Cancer Res 2013; 19:1612-9. PubMed
  • Baena E, Shao Z, Linn DE, Glass K, Hamblen MJ, Fujiwara Y, Kim J, Nguyen M, Zhang X, Godinho FJ, Bronson RT, Mucci LA, Loda M, Yuan GC, Orkin SH, Li Z. ETV1 directs androgen metabolism and confers aggressive prostate cancer in targeted mice and patients. Genes Dev 2013; 27:683-98. PubMed
  • Song Y, Chavarro JE, Cao Y, Qiu W, Mucci L, Sesso HD, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci E, Pollak M, Liu S, Ma J. Whole milk intake is associated with prostate cancer-specific mortality among U.S. male physicians. J Nutr 2013; 143:189-96. PubMed
  • Gershman B, Shui IM, Stampfer M, Platz EA, Gann PH, Sesso HL, Dupre N, Giovannucci E, Mucci LA. Prediagnostic Circulating Sex Hormones Are Not Associated with Mortality for Men with Prostate Cancer. Eur Urol 2013. PubMed
  • Torfadottir JE, Valdimarsdottir UA, Mucci LA, Kasperzyk JL, Fall K, Tryggvadottir L, Aspelund T, Olafsson O, Harris TB, Jonsson E, Tulinius H, Gudnason V, Adami HO, Stampfer M, Steingrimsdottir L. Consumption of Fish Products across the Lifespan and Prostate Cancer Risk. PLoS ONE 2013; 8:e59799. PubMed
  • Penney KL, Li H, Mucci LA, Loda M, Sesso HD, Stampfer MJ, Ma J. Selenoprotein P genetic variants and mrna expression, circulating selenium, and prostate cancer risk and survival. Prostate 2012. PubMed
  • Shui IM, Mucci LA, Wilson KM, Kraft P, Penney KL, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci E. Common genetic variation of the calcium sensing receptor and lethal prostate cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2012. PubMed
  • Epstein MM, Edgren G, Rider JR, Mucci LA, Adami HO. Temporal trends in cause of death among Swedish and US men with prostate cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2012; 104:1335-42. PubMed
  • Etzioni R, Mucci LA, Chen S, Johansson JE, Fall K, Adami HO. Increasing use of radical prostatectomy for non-lethal prostate cancer in Sweden. Clin Cancer Res 2012. PubMed
  • Epstein MM, Kasperzyk JL, Mucci LA, Giovannucci E, Price A, Wolk A, Håkansson N, Fall K, Andersson SO, Andrén O. Dietary fatty acid intake and prostate cancer survival in テ睦ebro County, Sweden. Am J Epidemiol 2012; 176:240-52. PubMed
  • Epstein MM, Andrén O, Kasperzyk JL, Shui IM, Penney KL, Fall K, Rider JR, Stampfer MJ, Andersson SO, Giovannucci E, Mucci LA. Seasonal variation in expression of markers in the vitamin D pathway in prostate tissue. Cancer Causes Control 2012; 23:1359-66. PubMed
  • Sigurdardottir LG, Valdimarsdottir UA, Fall K, Rider JR, Lockley SW, Schernhammer E, Mucci LA. Circadian disruption, sleep loss, and prostate cancer risk: a systematic review of epidemiologic studies. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2012; 21:1002-11. PubMed
  • Pettersson A, Graff RE, Bauer SR, Pitt MJ, Lis RT, Stack EC, Martin NE, Kunz L, Penney KL, Ligon A, Suppan C, Flavin R, Sesso H, Rider JR, Sweeney CS, Stampfer MJ, Fiorentino M, Kantoff PW, Sanda MG, Giovannucci E, Ding EL, Loda M, Mucci LA. The TMPRSS2:ERG Rearrangement, ERG Expression, and Prostate Cancer Outcomes: a Cohort Study and Meta-analysis. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2012. PubMed
  • Penney KL, Schumacher FR, Kraft P, Mucci LA, Sesso HD, Ma J, Niu Y, Cheong JK, Hunter DJ, Stampfer MJ, Hsu SI. Association of KLK3 (PSA) genetic variants with prostate cancer risk and PSA levels. Carcinogenesis 2011. PubMed
  • Epstein MM, Kasperzyk JL, Andrén O, Giovannucci EL, Wolk A, Håkansson N, Andersson SO, Johansson JE, Fall K, Mucci LA. Dietary zinc and prostate cancer survival in a Swedish cohort. Am J Clin Nutr 2011; 93:586-93. PubMed
  • Ding Z, Wu CJ, Chu GC, Xiao Y, Ho D, Zhang J, Perry SR, Labrot ES, Wu X, Lis R, Hoshida Y, Hiller D, Hu B, Jiang S, Zheng H, Stegh AH, Scott KL, Signoretti S, Bardeesy N, Wang YA, Hill DE, Golub TR, Stampfer MJ, Wong WH, Loda M, Mucci L, Chin L, DePinho RA. SMAD4-dependent barrier constrains prostate cancer growth and metastatic progression. Nature 2011; 470:269-73. PubMed
  • Penney KL, Pyne S, Schumacher FR, Sinnott JA, Mucci LA, Kraft PL, Ma J, Oh WK, Kurth T, Kantoff PW, Giovannucci EL, Stampfer MJ, Hunter DJ, Freedman ML. Genome-Wide Association Study of Prostate Cancer Mortality. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2010; 19:2869-76. PubMed
  • Szymanski KM, Wheeler DC, Mucci LA. Fish consumption and prostate cancer risk: a review and meta-analysis. Am J Clin Nutr 2010; 92:1223-33. PubMed
  • Wilson KM, Mucci LA, Rosner BA, Willett WC. A prospective study on dietary acrylamide intake and the risk for breast, endometrial, and ovarian cancers. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2010; 19:2503-15. PubMed
  • Nguyen PL, Ma J, Chavarro JE, Freedman ML, Lis R, Fedele G, Fiore C, Qiu W, Fiorentino M, Finn S, Penney KL, Eisenstein A, Schumacher FR, Mucci LA, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci E, Loda M. Fatty Acid Synthase Polymorphisms, Tumor Expression, Body Mass Index, Prostate Cancer Risk, and Survival. J Clin Oncol 2010; 28:3958-64. PubMed
  • Meyer MS, Mucci LA, Andersson SO, Andrén O, Johansson JE, Tretli S, Adami HO. Homogeneous prostate cancer mortality in the Nordic countries over four decades. Eur Urol 2010; 58:427-32. PubMed
  • Meyer MS, Penney KL, Stark JR, Schumacher FR, Sesso HD, Loda M, Fiorentino M, Finn S, Flavin RJ, Kurth T, Price AL, Giovannucci EL, Fall K, Stampfer MJ, Ma J, Mucci LA. Genetic variation in RNASEL associated with prostate cancer risk and progression. Carcinogenesis 2010; 31:1597-603. PubMed
  • Penney KL, Schumacher FR, Li H, Kraft P, Morris JS, Kurth T, Mucci LA, Hunter DJ, Kantoff PW, Stampfer MJ, Ma J. A large prospective study of SEP15 genetic variation, interaction with plasma selenium levels, and prostate cancer risk and survival. Cancer Prev Res (Phila Pa) 2010; 3:604-10. PubMed
  • Fiorentino M, Judson G, Penney K, Flavin R, Stark J, Fiore C, Fall K, Martin N, Ma J, Sinnott J, Giovannucci E, Stampfer M, Sesso HD, Kantoff PW, Finn S, Loda M, Mucci L. Immunohistochemical expression of BRCA1 and lethal prostate cancer. Cancer Res 2010; 70:3136-9. PubMed
  • Sboner A, Demichelis F, Calza S, Pawitan Y, Setlur SR, Hoshida Y, Perner S, Adami HO, Fall K, Mucci LA, Kantoff PW, Stampfer M, Andersson SO, Varenhorst E, Johansson JE, Gerstein MB, Golub TR, Rubin MA, Andren O. Molecular sampling of prostate cancer: a dilemma for predicting disease progression. BMC Med Genomics 2010; 3:8. PubMed
  • Fang F, Keating NL, Mucci LA, Adami HO, Stampfer MJ, Valdimarsdóttir U, Fall K. Immediate risk of suicide and cardiovascular death after a prostate cancer diagnosis: cohort study in the United States. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2010; 102:307-14. PubMed
  • Vikström AC, Wilson KM, Paulsson B, Athanassiadis I, Grönberg H, Adami HO, Adolfsson J, Mucci LA, Bälter K, Törnqvist M. Alcohol influence on acrylamide to glycidamide metabolism assessed with hemoglobin-adducts and questionnaire data. Food Chem Toxicol 2010; 48:820-4. PubMed
  • Mucci LA, Stark JR, Pollak MN, Li H, Kurth T, Stampfer MJ, Ma J. Plasma levels of acid-labile subunit, free insulin-like growth factor-I, and prostate cancer risk: a prospective study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2010; 19:484-91. PubMed
  • Arora M, Weuve J, Fall K, Pedersen NL, Mucci LA. An exploration of shared genetic risk factors between periodontal disease and cancers: a prospective co-twin study. Am J Epidemiol 2010; 171:253-9. PubMed
  • Pomerantz MM, Shrestha Y, Flavin RJ, Regan MM, Penney KL, Mucci LA, Stampfer MJ, Hunter DJ, Chanock SJ, Schafer EJ, Chan JA, Tabernero J, Baselga J, Richardson AL, Loda M, Oh WK, Kantoff PW, Hahn WC, Freedman ML. Analysis of the 10q11 cancer risk locus implicates MSMB and NCOA4 in human prostate tumorigenesis. PLoS Genet. 2010; 6:e1001204. PubMed
  • Li H, Stampfer MJ, Mucci L, Rifai N, Qiu W, Kurth T, Ma J. A 25-year prospective study of plasma adiponectin and leptin concentrations and prostate cancer risk and survival. Clin Chem 2009; 56:34-43. PubMed
  • Fall K, Fang F, Mucci LA, Ye W, Andrén O, Johansson JE, Andersson SO, Sparén P, Klein G, Stampfer M, Adami HO, Valdimarsdóttir U. Immediate risk for cardiovascular events and suicide following a prostate cancer diagnosis: prospective cohort study. PLoS Med. 2009; 6:e1000197. PubMed
  • Mucci LA, Powolny A, Giovannucci E, Liao Z, Kenfield SA, Shen R, Stampfer MJ, Clinton SK. Prospective study of prostate tumor angiogenesis and cancer-specific mortality in the health professionals follow-up study. J Clin Oncol 2009; 27:5627-33. PubMed
  • Stark JR, Judson G, Alderete JF, Mundodi V, Kucknoor AS, Giovannucci EL, Platz EA, Sutcliffe S, Fall K, Kurth T, Ma J, Stampfer MJ, Mucci LA. Prospective study of Trichomonas vaginalis infection and prostate cancer incidence and mortality: Physicians' Health Study. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2009; 101:1406-11. PubMed
  • Kasperzyk JL, Fall K, Mucci LA, Håkansson N, Wolk A, Johansson JE, Andersson SO, Andrén O. One-carbon metabolism-related nutrients and prostate cancer survival. Am J Clin Nutr 2009; 90:561-9. PubMed
  • Mucci LA,Stark JR,Figg WD,Schumacher F,Li H,Abe M,Hennessy K,Stampfer MJ,Gaziano JM,Ma J,Kantoff PW. Polymorphism in endostatin, an angiogenesis inhibitor, and prostate cancer risk and survival: A prospective study. Int J Cancer 2009; 125:1143-6. PubMed
  • Stark JR,Perner S,Stampfer MJ,Sinnott JA,Finn S,Eisenstein AS,Ma J,Fiorentino M,Kurth T,Loda M,Giovannucci EL,Rubin MA,Mucci LA. Gleason Score and Lethal Prostate Cancer: Does 3 + 4 = 4 + 3? J Clin Oncol 2009; 27:3459-64. PubMed
  • Pomerantz MM, Beckwith CA, Regan MM, Wyman SK, Petrovics G, Chen Y, Hawksworth DJ, Schumacher FR, Mucci L, Penney KL, Stampfer MJ, Chan JA, Ardlie KG, Fritz BR, Parkin RK, Lin DW, Dyke M, Herman P, Lee S, Oh WK, Kantoff PW, Tewari M, McLeod DG, Srivastava S, Freedman ML. Evaluation of the 8q24 prostate cancer risk locus and MYC expression. Cancer Res 2009; 69:5568-74. PubMed
  • Stark JR, Wiklund F, Grönberg H, Schumacher F, Sinnott JA, Stampfer MJ, Mucci LA, Kraft P. Toll-like receptor signaling pathway variants and prostate cancer mortality. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2009; 18:1859-63. PubMed
  • Stark JR,Li H,Kraft P,Kurth T,Giovannucci EL,Stampfer MJ,Ma J,Mucci LA. Circulating prediagnostic interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein and prostate cancer incidence and mortality. Int J Cancer 2009; 124:2683-9. PubMed
  • Wilson KM,Balter K,Adami HO,Gronberg H,Vikstrom AC,Paulsson B,Tornqvist M,Mucci LA. Acrylamide exposure measured by food frequency questionnaire and hemoglobin adduct levels and prostate cancer risk in the Cancer of the Prostate in Sweden Study. Int J Cancer 2009; 124:2384-90. PubMed
  • Mucci LA,Adami HO. The plight of the potato: is dietary acrylamide a risk factor for human cancer? Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2009; 101:618-21. PubMed
  • Penney KL,Salinas CA,Pomerantz M,Schumacher FR,Beckwith CA,Lee GS,Oh WK,Sartor O,Ostrander EA,Kurth T,Ma J,Mucci L,Stanford JL,Kantoff PW,Hunter DJ,Stampfer MJ,Freedman ML. Evaluation of 8q24 and 17q risk loci and prostate cancer mortality. Clin Cancer Res 2009; 15:3223-30. PubMed
  • Wilson KM,Mucci LA,Cho E,Hunter DJ,Chen WY,Willett WC. Dietary acrylamide intake and risk of premenopausal breast cancer. Am J Epidemiol 2009; 169:954-61. PubMed
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  • Fiorentino M,Zadra G,Palescandolo E,Fedele G,Bailey D,Fiore C,Nguyen PL,Migita T,Zamponi R,Di Vizio D,Priolo C,Sharma C,Xie W,Hemler ME,Mucci L,Giovannucci E,Finn S,Loda M. Overexpression of fatty acid synthase is associated with palmitoylation of Wnt1 and cytoplasmic stabilization of beta-catenin in prostate cancer. Lab Invest 2008; 88:1340-8. PubMed
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  • Setlur SR,Mertz KD,Hoshida Y,Demichelis F,Lupien M,Perner S,Sboner A,Pawitan Y,Andren O,Johnson LA,Tang J,Adami HO,Calza S,Chinnaiyan AM,Rhodes D,Tomlins S,Fall K,Mucci LA,Kantoff PW,Stampfer MJ,Andersson SO,Varenhorst E,Johansson JE,Brown M,Golub TR,Rubin MA. Estrogen-dependent signaling in a molecularly distinct subclass of aggressive prostate cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2008; 100:815-25. PubMed
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  • Bakaysa SL, Mucci LA, Slagboom PE, Boomsma DI, McClearn GE, Johansson B, Pedersen NL. Telomere length predicts survival independent of genetic influences. Aging Cell 2007; 6:769-74. PubMed
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  • McIntyre MH, Kantoff PW, Stampfer MJ, Mucci LA, Parslow D, Li H, Gaziano JM, Abe M, Ma J. Prostate cancer risk and ESR1 TA, ESR2 CA repeat polymorphisms. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2007; 16:2233-6. PubMed
  • Andr. MUC-1 gene is associated with prostate cancer death: a 20-year follow-up of a population-based study in Sweden. Br J Cancer 2007; 97:730-4. PubMed
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